The Daily Sprout

New CEO for Ausra: Solar start-up hires Robert Fishman from traditional power-producer Calpine as CEO – San Jose Mercury News.
Intel’s Linux Energy Boost: An Intel open-source project called wants to improve the power efficiency of the Linux operating system – PC World.
Solar Water Heater: China will increase solar water heater coverage by 50 percent by 2010, according to a new report –
Ecotality Agrees to Acquire Innergy: We’re not sure we buy Ecotality’s plan to diversify (the public company seems a little disjointed), but today the renewable energy company announced plans to acquire Innergy, a solar charger and rechargeable, battery maker – Greentech Media.
Data Center Power Crisis?: A new survey finds that 63 percent of IT decision makers surveyed said their organizations had experience a shortage of power, space and/or cooling without warning – InfoWorld.